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  • Kolbe will feature a Heritage Series XL Sterling double-hung window measuring 48 inches wide by 120 inches tall at the AIA Conference on Architecture in booth #4755. With a radius half circle and performance divided lites in the upper sash, this window provides a historically authentic style with modern aesthetics, efficiency and performance, according to the company.   Heritage Series... more »
  • Roto North America attended and served as a Silver Sponsor at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference June 11-14, 2018 at Resort at Squaw Creek Lake Tahoe in Olympic Valley, California.  The conference held four and a half hours of conference-wide meetings regarding NAFS and changes proposed to it, along with many other meetings, speakers and... more »
  • YKK AP America Inc. expanded its StyleView family of new windows with its new StyleView NT Single-Hung Window, featuring architectural detail that stands alone as a contemporary frame or serves as the foundation for any add-on trim detail.   The line is also expanded to include the StyleView Flange Windows for masonry home building. These windows incorporate a flange that is integral or... more »
  • LaCantina Doors, in conjunction with Interior Design, is calling for entries to its second annual 2018 Best of LaCantina awards. Open to residential and commercial architects, interior designers and interior architects, home builders, and developers, the competition aims to showcase the best of contemporary design and celebrate the distinctive ways designers have used LaCantina’s... more »
  • Western Window Systems released three products from its Series 7000 performance line of moving glass walls and windows with low-E oversize glass. The oversized panels are available in sizes up to 17 feet tall. Glass for the panels was supplied by Viracon Glass and features a low-E coating that is designed to increase thermal efficiency across climate zones. “We’re thrilled with the... more »
  • Andersen Corp. will showcase the newest additions to its portfolio of products at this year's AIA Conference on Architecture, held in New York City, June 21-23, including MultiGlide and Weiland doors, MQ windows and the newest finish option for E-Series products: anodized silver. Conference attendees are also invited to join Andersen and Cheeriodicals, an organization that delivers gift boxes to... more »
  • Kolbe Windows and Doors added two new continuing education courses. Both presentations provide AIA Learning Units as required per state and/or professional memberships to meet yearly requirements, and one of the courses offers Health, Safety & Welfare credits. The courses, "Unique Door & Window Applications" and "Customized, Personalized Windows & Doors," were... more »
  • The Marvin Family of Brands announced the winners of its 10th Marvin Architects Challenge, an annual design competition that recognizes inventive use of the company’s windows and doors in residential and commercial projects. Architects Jane Frederick, FAIA, ASID; Matt Kreilich, FAIA; and Takashi Yanai, FAIA, served as judges for the competition and selected six winners from more than 220... more »
  • AmesburyTruth resolved a patent infringement lawsuit with Vision Industries Group Inc. Vision has agreed to stop selling the inverted block and tackle balance systems at issue in the lawsuit, from June 2019 until January 2022. AmesburyTruth filed the lawsuit, Amesbury Group Inc. v. Vision Industries Group Inc., Case 2:17-cv-07303 (D.N.J.), on Sept. 20, 2017, alleging that Vision’s inverted... more »
  • Novatech collaborated with garage door manufacturer Garaga to coordinate Garaga’s garage door designs with Novatech’s entry door designs. Currently, Novatech’s Vog, Prestige and Mundo entry door designs match Garaga's Vog, Prestige and Moderno garage doors. “It’s not only the door designs from Garaga and Novatech, but we now offer a wide range of identical glass... more »